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Weird Animal World Discovered in Deepest Pacific Ocean Vents

The hydrothermal vents spew clear, superheated water into the ocean, supporting an animal community very different from your typical black smoker vents.<p>Even amongst the alien worlds of the deep sea, a recently discovered seafloor "hot spring" is an oddball. The 1,300-foot (400-meter) long area, …

This is 512GB Crammed into a Tiny microSD Card for Photographers

Want a lot of storage space for photos in a very tiny package? The California-based company Microdia has unveiled a new microSD card that can hold a …

These Paper Airplanes Will Blow Your Mind

They fly in circles, flip, twirl, and more<p>John Collins, also known as The Paper Airplane Guy, holds the world record for longest-distance paper airplane flight. Not content with distance, he also folds craft that soar in circles, flip in midair to return to his hand, and stay aloft in the breeze …

How to Build a Proper Campfire in 8 Simple Steps

Learn this essential skill that every independent man should know.<p><i>When the wilderness beckons, it's best to come prepared. While we can only hope the worst thing that'll happen to us on a weekend trip is running out of whiskey at the campfire, the woods are full of the unexpected—and it's important</i> …

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Craters have appeared on two glaciers in Iceland

The recent volcano eruptions in Iceland have created enormous circular depressions in two of the country’s glaciers.<p><i>This article is republished with</i> …

Do kids with ADHD need exercise before school?

A new study shows that offering daily before-school, aerobic activities to younger at-risk children could help reduce the symptoms of ADHD in the …

DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages

All of the Ashkenazi Jews alive today can trace their roots to a group of about 330 people who lived 600 to 800 years ago.<p>So says a new study in the journal Nature Communications. An international team of scientists sequenced the complete genomes of 128 healthy Ashkenazi Jews and compared each of …

More than 150 years later, shipwreck is found where the Inuit said it was

The discovery of a historic vessel in the Canadian Arctic confirms Inuit lore<p>Unless it’s written down, the reliability of any story is easily questioned. Facts can get distorted and events become increasingly fictional. But thanks to a discovery announced today by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen …

New Particle Detector Could Reveal Universe's Missing Antimatter

A new ultra-precise particle detector is being developed to investigate the bizarre properties and behaviors of tiny elementary particles that seem …

Crops Grow On Fake Moon And Mars Soil

That means future space colonizers may be able to farm their own food using local dirt.<p>If humans ever set up permanent bases on the Moon or Mars, we'll need to be able to grow our own food there. To find out whether that’s actually possible, a team of scientists in the Netherlands planted 14 plant …

Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue

A relative of Alexander the Great may lie in the 2,300-year-old burial site.<p>Fans of ancient history are laying bets on who was buried in the dark heart of a massive marble-walled tomb that is slowly coming to light in northern Greece.<p>Dating to the tumultuous years surrounding the death of Alexander …

Stonehenge researchers discover site is much larger than previously thought

Stonehenge stood at the heart of a sprawling landscape of chapels, burial mounds, massive pits and ritual shrines, according to an unprecedented survey of the ancient grounds.<p>Researchers uncovered 17 new chapels and hundreds of archaeological features around the neolithic standing stones on …

Stephen Hawking: “God particle” could demolish the universe

<b>(Reuters/Kimberly White)</b><p>The physicist warned that under high energy levels, the Higgs boson could collapse space and time<p>Sarah Gray<p>September 8, 2014 8:22pm (UTC)<p>Professor Stephen Hawking warned that the Higgs boson -- or so-called God particle -- has the potential to destroy the universe, the …

Sir John Franklin: Fabled Arctic ship found

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1107000/1107140_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534432620_017591643e63e8d409374b88cc4be7fd<p><b>One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says.</b><p>Stephen Harper said …

10 Jalapeᅢᄆo Poppers That Are Better Than Yours

Did you know you could stuff them with mac and cheese?<p>You may have ordered jalapeᅢᄆo poppers at a bar before, and you may have liked them, but you don't know how good these bite-sized snacks can be until you make your own at home. Jalapeᅢᄆo poppers -- which are basically a pepper stuffed with …

Studio Ghibli may be shutting down

Legendary Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli could be in the process of shutting down production as general manager Toshio Suzuki is reported to have confirmed the company is undergoing restructuring — a translated transcript of which has been made available by the Anime News Network.<p>Suzuki …

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

Small Loft in Manhattan, New York by Specht Harpman

The clever and beautifully furnished Manhattan Micro-Loft.<p>The team of Specht Harpman had to deal with a very special challenge. The renovation of …

Articles about planning historic home renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

After suffering a devastating fire, the chic chateau—now home to a family of three—undergoes a transformational restoration.<p>A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate...<p>What constitutes good modern design in a …

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Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon?

As chips get smaller, chipmakers investigate new methods and materials.<p>Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, fairly accurately to date, that the number of …

Apple Placing Unprecedented Amount of iPhone 6 Orders, First Batch Estimated at 68 Million Units

Taiwan's <i>Business Weekly</i> (Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>) reports that Apple has placed an extraordinary amount of orders for the iPhone 6 ahead of its launch this fall, which is said to be twice as large when compared to orders for the iPhone 5 in 2012.<p>The paper also states that Apple's first …

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple’s sapphire-covered ‘iWatch’ to enter mass production in November

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has provided relatively accurate information on future Apple product plans in the past (but frequent misses on timing), has issued a new report today indicating that the Apple smart watch will enter mass-production in November. Kuo’s previous estimate on production …

iPhone 6 Sapphire display emerges unscathed from brutal scratch test

We got our first taste of the flexibility of the iPhone 6’s new sapphire glass display this morning, but in a new video posted by YouTuber Marques Brownlee, Apple’s super-tough new display is subjected to a brutal scratch test and comes away completely unscathed.<p>To test Sapphire glass’ durability, …

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Poland's Forgotten Crooked Forest: What Were They Going to Build With These Strange Trees?

In West Pomerania, Poland, stands a rather odd grove of pine trees. Some 400 of the trees have taken the peculiar shapes you see pictured, while the …

An Adjustable Workspace for the Home or Office

People’s work habits change over time and quite often, their jobs do as well, so a stagnant workplace isn’t always ideal anymore. Enter Your …

Articles about 5 remarkable kitchen renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>It might cost you not as much as a thousand dollars or more to get great kitchen renovations in Melbourne ideas.<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo …

Psssst: Meet Invisible.im, A Secure Instant Messager For Whistleblowers

It’s time to retire the fake mustache.<p>Once upon a time, whistleblowers relied on tricks like fake glasses and invisible ink to conceal their identities. Now those analog disguises are getting a digital makeover, thanks to a project called Invisible.im.<p>Invisible.im is designed to be a “leave no …